The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 247 228
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.63% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 29
Median salary - £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
MCSD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1407 1591 1633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.93% 24.22% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1238 1261
Median salary £42,500 £38,777 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.60% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCSD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the North West region.

MCSD Salary Trend in the North West

MCSD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OCP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla! Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Joomla! Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OCP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle